How to Pin Portable Apps to the Start Menu on Windows 11 or 10?

Especially, Portable apps are programs that work without installing them on your computer. It is possible if you use a particular portable app frequently and want to pin it in the Start Menu of Windows 11 or 10. It is pretty simple to pin a portable app on the Start Menu.

In this risewindows article, we will guide you on pinning portable apps to the Start Menu in Windows 11 or 10.

How to Pin Portable apps to Start Menu in Windows 10?

Step 1. Firstly, download and run the portable app on your Windows 10 system because some of the portable apps create additional files and folders to store data locally.

Step 2. Now, close the application.

Note: Next, if you want, move all the files and folders of the portable application to a separate directory.

Step 3. Then, right-click on the executable file and select the Pin to Start option.

After that, to unpin the portable app from the Start menu, right-click on the executable file and select Unpin from Start.
That’s it. Now, open the Start menu to see and access your pinned portable application.

How to Pin Portable apps to Start Menu in Windows 11?

To pin Portable apps to the Start Menu in Windows 11, do these steps:-

Step 1. At first, download and run the portable app on your Windows 11 machine because some of the portable apps create additional files and folders to store data locally.

Step 2. Now, close the application.

Note:  Next, if you want, move all the files and folders of the portable application to a separate directory.

Step 3. Then, right-click on the executable file and select the Pin to Start option.

After that, to unpin the portable app from the Start menu, right-click on the executable file and select Unpin from Start.
That’s it. Now, open the Start menu to find and access your pinned portable application.
That’s all.
Thanks for reading.

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